Romania, led by Greece 2-0 in the Davis Cup. Nicholas Ionel, stunningly defeated by the 1433 ATP place, after winning the first set!

Romania, led by Greece 2-0 in the Davis Cup. Nicholas Ionel, stunningly defeated by the 1433 ATP place, after winning the first set!
Romania, led by Greece 2-0 in the Davis Cup. Nicholas Ionel, stunningly defeated by the 1433 ATP place, after winning the first set!
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Home Tennis Romania, led by Greece 2-0 in the Davis Cup. Nicholas Ionel, stunningly defeated by the 1433 ATP place, after winning the first set!

Published: 02/03/2024, 21:04.

Romania, led by Greece 2-0 in the Davis Cup. Nicholas Ionel, stunningly defeated by the 1433rd ATP

Aristotelis Thanos and Nicholas Ionel / Facebook FR Tennis

Thanos prevailed in three sets, after losing the first set 6-4. He won the next two sets 6-3 and 6-2, winning after two hours and 17 minutes of play.

Romania, led by Greece 2-0 in the Davis Cup

In the first match in Athens, Marius Copil, ranked 283 ATP, was defeated by world number 10, Stefanos Tsitsipas, score 6-3, 6-4, in one hour and 17 minutes, reports news.ro.

Sunday will start with the doubles match in which Stefanos Tsitsipas / Petros Tsitsipas and Marius Copil / Victor Vlad Cornea will play (12.00), and then the singles matches will be played: Stefanos Tsitsipas – Nicholas Ionel and Aristotelis Thanos – Marius Child.

This is the third Davis Cup meeting between the two teams, each having one win. In 1933, Greece won 4-1 in Athens in the second round of the Europe zone. Romania won in 1970, with 5-0, in Bucharest, in the quarters of the Europe zone, the victories being achieved by Ilie Năstase, Ion Ţiriac, Viorel Marcu, Sever Mureşan and the pair Ilie Năstase/Ion Ţiriac.

Schedule of the duel between Greece and Romania, from the Davis Cup

It appeared the schedule of the duel between Greece and Romania, from the Davis Cup. The “tricolors” are dueling in Athens with Tsitsipas’ team this weekend.

The meeting between Greece and Romania, from the play-off for maintaining Davis Cup in World Group I, started with the singles match between Stefanos Tsitsipas and Marius Copil, won by the Greek player without problems.

The draw for the matches of the weekend meeting in Athens took place on Friday, in the Liossia Olympic Sports Hall.

The non-playing captain of the Romanian Davis Cup team, Gabriel Trifu, summoned for the meeting: Marius Copil (33 years old, 294 ATP singles), Nicholas David Ionel (21 years old, 265 ATP), Cezar Creţu (22 years old , 364 ATP), Luca Preda (17 years old, 1,095 ATP) and Victor Vlad Cornea (30 years old, 69 ATP in doubles).

On the other hand, the Greek team consists of Stefanos Tsitsipas (25 years old, 10 ATP), Alexandros Skorilas (23 years old, 753 ATP), Ioannis Xilas (22 years old, 1.286 ATP), Aristotelis Thanos (22 years old, 1.433 ATP) and Petros Tsitsipas (23 years old, 95 ATP in doubles).


The article is in Romanian

Tags: Romania led Greece Davis Cup Nicholas Ionel stunningly defeated ATP place winning set

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